Brenda Young - Community Studies Award
(Graduated: Business Accounting 1995; Legal Assistant 1999; Court and Administration Tribunal Agent 2001; Human Resources Management 2002)
Brenda Young has had a career of “firsts”: the first person from her First Nation to become a lawyer; Western Law’s first LFO Community Leadership in Justice Fellow; an inaugural Gladue Writer; and she is the inaugural Justice Director for her First Nation. She was an Indigenous Fellow at the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Brenda is committed to community service and currently serves with the LSO Equity Advisory Group, the LAO Indigenous Issues Advisory Committee and holds a federal appointment to the Human Rights Expert Panel for the Court Challenges Program.